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19 Chocolate Christmas Cookies Recipes

19 Chocolate Christmas Cookies Recipes

| December 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

What are you baking this holiday season? For the chocolate lovers in your life, these 19 Chocolate Christmas Cookies Recipes are a real treat. Over the weekend, I mentioned to my 7-year-old daughter Paige that I was going to bake some cookies. Her eyes lit up with joy, and she couldn’t get to the kitchen […]

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Tips for a Perfect Holiday Brunch

Tips for a Perfect Holiday Brunch

| December 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Planning a holiday brunch for your family? These tips will help you throw a perfect holiday brunch — without a lot of stress. This post is sponsored by my client La Terra Fina, but all opinions are my own. On Christmas morning, after opening presents, my family will do something we’ve been doing for as […]

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Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread

| December 4, 2014 | 21 Comments

This recipe for Cinnamon Raisin Beer Bread creates a tender, lightly sweetened loaf stuffed with plump, naturally sweet California Raisins and swirled with cinnamon. It’s perfect for holiday gifting! This recipe was created for my client California Raisins via the Kitchen PLAY network, but all opinions are my own. As soon as Thanksgiving was over this […]

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Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts

Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

With just a few ingredients, Spicy Rosemary Mixed Nuts can become a holiday party favorite. This recipe was created for my client, Planters, but all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, I received my first holiday party invitation. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that the invite made me totally giddy with excitement. […]

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16 Easy Holiday Cookies Recipes

16 Easy Holiday Cookies Recipes

| November 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Are you ready to start baking? The season is upon us and these 16 easy holiday cookies recipes will be a delight to make and delicious to enjoy. As we were driving through a Connecticut town yesterday, twinkling lights were already strung on street lamps and boughs of greens encircling railings — all ready for the evening town tree […]

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Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

| December 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans was created for a client. All opinions are my own. Some people crave soups.  Bowls of steaming chicken noodle or hot, creamy tomato soup are whispers of comfort and home. Other people love to dig into cheesy pieces of lasagna, stacked […]

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Creme Brulee Egg Bake

Creme Brulee Egg Bake

| December 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

This overnight Creme Brulee Egg Bake is a decadent sweet dish that your family — or guests — will adore. It’s a perfect Christmas brunch recipe since you whip it up the night before (in minutes!) and just have to bake on Christmas morning. This recipe was created for my client Bisquick. All opinions are […]

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Quick and Easy Christmas Appetizer Recipes

Quick and Easy Christmas Appetizer Recipes

| December 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Are you ready to party this holiday season? These quick and easy Christmas appetizer recipes are a delicious mix of cheesy decadence and lighter indulgence. Dig through this list of awesome appetizer recipes to help you plan your best holiday party ever. Crostini Honey and Tangerine Whipped Goat Cheese Crotini from The Lemon Bowl I […]

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Christmas Traditions: Our Christmas Ham

Christmas Traditions: Our Christmas Ham

| December 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

This post is brought to you by Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions are my own. Our halls are decked. The plans for cookie making are in place. And the Christmas shopping is underway. I really, truly love the holiday season. It has me totally giddy. With Christmas just 12 days away, I am so excited […]

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Cheesy Loaded Potato Bites

Cheesy Loaded Potato Bites

| December 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

Cheesy Loaded Potato Bites are a delicious but simple appetizer that’s perfect for all your holiday parties. These were created for my client Betty Crocker, but all opinions are my own. Over the weekend, the kids and I headed south to New Jersey for our annual rendezvous with some dear blogging friends (more on that […]

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